Dr. Janardhanan is Research Manager - Climate and Energy and Regional Coordinator - South Asia, at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan. Dr Janardhanan has over 18 years of experience in areas including policy research, market research and academia. For over the past ten years, Dr Janardhanan has been associated with IGES in various capacities. He has research interest in the areas of energy, climate policy, technology collaboration and air pollution. He has been associated with several policy think tanks, research organisations and Universities of international repute. Dr Janardhanan currently holds Adjunct Fellow positions with the Institute of Chinese Studies (India) and Institute of Australia India Engagement (Australia). Formerly he was a Visiting Fellow with the Japan Institute of International Affairs, (Japan), and Fellow with the ‘Climate CoLab’ of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.